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Meet the Thiessen’s! The benefits of homeschooling with HSLDA

By Dinah Whitton. Married for almost 20 years, Wayne and Marilyn Thiessen continue to show the power of their love through their growing family. In addition to their biological sons, David, 18, and Philip, 16, they have recently adopted...

The Fantastic Journey of Membership Applications & Renewals

At HSLDA we just love sharing information with you about all aspects of the organization! We have an amazing team that works diligently to help you throughout your homeschooling journey. From the moment you join and every year you...

Your Portfolio Checklist: Making Sure Everything Is Ready

You’ve probably read the articles from the beginning of this series on creating an Educational Portfolio. Now it’s time to take stock of your subjects, and to make sure nothing has been left out or forgotten. We’ve compiled the...

HSLDA’s Review of the Changes to the Québec Education Act (Bill 144)

As previously mentioned, the Minister of Education, Sébastien Proulx, introduced Bill 144 in the National Assembly on June 9, 2017. Bill 144 will revise the Education Act relating to homeschooling in Québec. Our legal team has combed through the...

Developing Resilience in Homeschooled Children

By Dinah Whitton. From the moment our precious little ones are born we do our best to give them what they need and protect them from harm. While it may be tempting to shield our children from the challenges...

Homeschooling: Opening Up the Doors of Possibilities

By Caitlyn Watson. We all remember that moment when we decided to homeschool. Some of us were homeschooled ourselves and grew up knowing we would homeschool; some of us take the plunge at the beginning, in the middle, or...

Our third update on the WISDOM/Trinity decision in Alberta

As we reported to you last week, WISDOM/Trinity had filed a request for a review of the decision that shut them down on October 25th. The case was heard on Friday, November 4th, and as you may have seen...

Many positive developments in Alberta

It has now been 10 days since the Ministry of Education in Alberta shut down Trinity Christian School and WISDOM Homeschooling without warning. For those parents who received the phone call telling them the news of the closure and...

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HSLDA’s Meeting with the Minister of Education in Quebec

Last Tuesday, September 13, 2016, Manon Fortin, legal assistant for HSLDA, went to the Montreal offices of the Minister of Education to meet the Minister, Sébastien Proulx. Although this was not HSLDA’s first meeting with the government, this was...

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#momchat Homeschool Insecurities

Our last video update was a conversation between two HSLDA dads. This week, we have two HSLDA moms chatting about some of the issues that shake their confidence to teach at home. Whether it is a comment from a...

There are so many priceless benefits of membership with HSLDA! Why are you homeschooling without us? Read on to discover all that HSLDA has in store for you!

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